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Happy Holidays!

The SOM will be closed for winter recess from December 23, 2016 - January 2, 2017.

Pitt Medical Students Volunteer to Play Music for Patients.


Road Trip: Pittsburgh!

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Future Surgeon's Ambition Refreshing in Changing World of Medicine.

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Second Lives

Nontraditional med students at the University of Pittsburgh share "past life" experiences.

Match Day - A special day for everyone.

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Important Admission Dates


Application Cycle 2016-2017

October 3, 2016

MSTP (MD/PhD) AMCAS Application Deadline

October 15, 2016
MD AMCAS Application Deadline

October 17, 2016

MSTP (MD/PhD) AMCAS Transcript Deadline

October 31, 2016

MD AMCAS Transcript Deadline

November 15, 2016
Supplemental Application Deadline

Supplemental Application Fee - $100.00

August 29, 2016 - December 16, 2016

Interview season

January 31, 2017

Admissions Decisions Released

Our Mission

The mission of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is to improve the health and well-being of individuals and populations through cutting-edge biomedical research, innovative educational programs in medicine and biomedical science, and leadership in academic medicine.  We strive to implement this mission with the highest professional and ethical standards, in a culture of diversity and inclusiveness, and in an environment that enables each individual to develop to his or her fullest potential.